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Sleep Posture

Posted by [email protected] on April 21, 2014 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Sleep Posture

Some people sleep better in a soft, supportive bed; others are more comfortable in a firm, hard bed. I read one paper about how hard beds are actually less comfortable, but may lead to a better night's sleep since the discomfort makes you shift positions often (avoid stiffening up and keeping the blood flowing). You need to find what works for you; if you wake up stiff or sore, it is likely that you are sleeping in a position that is causing the discomfort. Ideally, you...

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Self Treatment Techniques for the Lower Legs & Feet

Posted by [email protected] on April 21, 2014 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Below are some stretches and muscle release techniques for leg, knee & foot pain that I have personally used with good results. Feel free to share and try these techniques, but keep in mind that they might not work for you and are not a substitute for medical treatment. If you feel any sharp pain or your problem gets worse or fails to improve, stop the activity! For more details on my favorite way to stretch or loosen my own muscles, review my Self Treatment page.


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Self Treatment Techniques for the Upper Legs

Posted by [email protected] on April 21, 2014 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Below are some stretches and muscle release techniques for leg, knee, back, and hip pain that I have personally used with good results. Feel free to share and try these techniques, but keep in mind that they might not work for you and are not a substitute for medical treatment. If you feel any sharp pain or your problem gets worse or fails to improve, stop the activity! For more details on my favorite way to stretch or loosen my own muscles, review my Self Treatment page.


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Self Treatment Techniques for the Low Back and Hip

Posted by [email protected] on April 21, 2014 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Self Treatment Techniques for the Low Back and Hips

Below are some stretches and muscle release techniques for hip, abs, and low back pain that I have personally used with good results. Feel free to share and try these techniques, but keep in mind that they might not work for you and are not a substitute for medical treatment. If you feel any sharp pain or your problem gets worse or fails to improve, stop the activity! For more details on my favorite way to stretch or loosen my own m...

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Self Treatment Techniques for the Low Back and Hip

Posted by [email protected] on April 21, 2014 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Self Treatment Techniques for the Low Back and Hips

Below are some stretches and muscle release techniques for hip, abs, and low back pain that I have personally used with good results. Feel free to share and try these techniques, but keep in mind that they might not work for you and are not a substitute for medical treatment. If you feel any sharp pain or your problem gets worse or fails to improve, stop the activity! For more details on my favorite way to stretch or loosen my own m...

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Self Treatment Techniques for the Chest and Upper back

Posted by [email protected] on April 21, 2014 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Below are some stretches and muscle release techniques for upper back & chest pain that I have personally used with good results. Feel free to share and try these techniques, but keep in mind that they might not work for you and are not a substitute for medical treatment. If you feel any sharp pain or your problem gets worse or fails to improve, stop the activity! For more details on my favorite way to stretch or loosen my own muscles, review my Self Treatment page.

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Self Treatment Techniques for the Shoulders, Arms, & Hands

Posted by [email protected] on April 21, 2014 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Below are some stretches and muscle release techniques for arm & shoulder pain that I have personally used with good results. Feel free to share and try these techniques, but keep in mind that they might not work for you and are not a substitute for medical treatment. If you feel any sharp pain or your problem gets worse or fails to improve, stop the activity! For more details on my favorite way to stretch or loosen my own muscles, review my Self Treatment page.

 

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Self Treatment Techniques for the Head & Neck

Posted by [email protected] on April 21, 2014 at 1:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Below are some stretches and muscle release techniques for head, neck, & shoulder pain that I have personally used with good results. Feel free to share and try these techniques, but keep in mind that they might not work for you and are not a substitute for medical treatment. If you feel any sharp pain or your problem gets worse or fails to improve, stop the activity! For more details on my favorite way to stretch or loosen my own muscles, review my Self Treatment page.

 

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How To Keep Your Muscles Healthy

Posted by [email protected] on April 21, 2014 at 1:10 AM Comments comments (0)

I've been the “team therapist” for Round Rock Fit since 2008. With their help, I ran the San Antonio Marathon the first year, and hope to run Austin in 2012 (foot injury set me back after the 15-miler in 2010). I am available for brief free therapy sessions or self treatment advice after the Saturday runs, and I have a home office in Pflugerville where I give a $10 discount to all runners (i.e., $60). If you are experiencing pain, I have a self-treatment advice on my web site. ...

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The Art of Bathing

Posted by [email protected] on January 27, 2014 at 1:50 AM Comments comments (0)

The Art of Bathing

Simple Recipes to Soothe Mind and Body

Article From Associated Skin Care Newsletter

From bubble baths to essential oils to Dead Sea salts, prepared bath products are designed to enhance a bathing experience, but they can be expensive. Instead of spending the extra money on special bath products, try one of these natural, simple bath recipes with ingredients you probably already have in your cupboard or refrigerator.

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